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Call for Council Nominations Now Open

The call for Council nominations for Members in Districts 1, 3 and 5 is now open. Click here to read about eligibility requirements and a more in-depth description of the process.

Exam Fees Consultation

The College is looking for input on proposed changes to add fees for the College’s new written Clinical Sciences and Biomedical entry-to-practise examinations.

By-Laws Consultation on the Public Register

The College is undertaking a consultation on proposed amendments to The Public Register. Share your feedback by December 16, 2018.

Update: new Clinical Sciences exam will replace NPLEX II as of April 1, 2019

At its October 24 meeting, the College Council approved the Exam Transition Policy and the Ontario Clinical Sciences Exam Blueprint. Learn more.

Things to KnOw

Important information to keep you informed and up to date with the College and its activities.

Canada Post Strike

There may be a Canada Post strike or lockout. Here’s what you need to know about the delivery of documents you send to the College.

Complaints Process Infographic

Our new Complaints Process infographic outlines the course of a complaint from start to finish.

2017-18 Annual Report

Our 2017/18 Annual Report is now available. It includes trends, results and accomplishments from our last fiscal year spanning April 2017 - March 2018.

Andrew's Corner

The blog of the Registrar of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario is open to the public and members of the profession to participate in by reviewing and providing comments. Posts are listed below by topic covered.
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You received a complaint - now what?1e4fc5fd-c1eb-480a-b508-2f44e408257b2018-12-07 9:24:30 AM
Informed Consent - Giving the power back to the patientd9ab8ed3-c456-4b29-a953-c31479eee8632018-10-30 11:41:05 AM
Until Death Do Us Part4205173f-4808-40ca-b3c3-a239e4b6fe7f2018-07-11 9:17:47 AM
Improving the Safety and Quality of IVIT Care3cbbc962-9b17-4069-b246-941e84c8805e2018-07-10 12:02:51 PM
The Role and Powers of Investigators appointed by the Registrar3c8b4e0c-3a46-4526-ba83-e7aa0f3cd7692018-06-26 1:55:33 PM
Restricted Titles872e7751-842d-4e6e-ab5c-7a405f8d57ba2018-06-08 11:24:18 AM

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